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In this article, we will learn to make an HTML link that forces refresh. HTML <meta> http-equiv attribute with refresh value specified in meta element is used to refresh website pages.

Refresh instruction specifies time interval for the page to reload itself, with its value mentioned in content attribute as a positive integer. Positive integer is the number of seconds after which the page will refresh itself. 

Syntax:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5">

Example: In this example, we will add a refresh property to the meta tag which refreshes the web page.

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5" />
</head>
<body>
    <h2 style="color: green">
        Welcome To GFG
    </h2>
    <p>
        This page automatically refreshes
        after every 5 seconds
    </p>
</body>
</html>

                    

Output:


Last Updated : 15 May, 2023
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